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Tale of an orphaned planet

A telescope in Hawaii has detected a planet floating freely without a solar system 80 light years away. Its lack of a star is even more noteworthy as the planet is estimated to be very young. (more…)

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Russian ‘space troops’ are ‘not yet ready to fight aliens’, warns official

Even with years of training and the nickname of "space troops", Russia's Aerospace Defence Troops would lack the ability to handle an extra-terrestrial attack, a Russian defense official has warned. [caption id="attachment_59013" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Russia's Aerospace Defense Troops are 'not yet ready to fight aliens', an official warned Wednesday during a

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